Microcredentials

Students enrolled in the School of Business Management have the option of earning internationally recognized certificates or badges, also known as microcredentials, to build their résumé and showcase their skills. Examples of industry-recognized certificates include Formstack, Tableau, Hootsuite, and Google Digital Garage. Examples of microcredentials include Excel, Project Management, and Salesforce.

Upon successful completion of relevant assignments in any of the courses listed below, students will earn a certificate or badge to add to their online profiles and portfolios. This includes a digital version for sharing on sites like LinkedIn and Instagram, and a downloadable copy for use in a printed portfolio. These microcredentials offer a valuable way for students to highlight their accomplishments and increase future career opportunities. For more information, contact the School of Business and Management at (626) 812-3085.

The Benefits of Adding a Business Microcredential

Earning a business microcredential can enhance your business skills and offer a competitive advantage in obtaining jobs after graduation. Learn more about the benefits of business microcredentials.

Available Courses

Project Management badge that can be earned after completing the course

Advanced Project Management (PRBA 305)
Receive this badge on completion of an operations management plan, focusing on practical project management skills as part of the Operations Management course.

Formstack badge that can be earned after completing the course

Formstack (BUSI 240 / PRBA 240)
Receive this badge and Formstack certification for completing the assignments within the BUSI/PRBA 240 Introduction to Information Systems and Business Applications course and the tests within the Formstack application.

Microsoft Excel badge that can be earned after completing the course

Excel (BUSI 244 / PRBA 244/ OPSY 590)
Receive this badge for accurately completing assignments focused on Excel and big data decision making within the BUSI/PRBA 244 Data Analytics, Spreadsheets, and Data Visualization course.

Intercultural Competence badge that can be earned after completing the course

Intercultural Competence (BUSI 370 / PRBA 370)
Receive this badge in recognition of the completion of cross-cultural assignments within the BUSI/PRBA 370 International Business course.

Workplace Ethics badge that can be earned after completing the course

Workplace Ethics (BUSI 495 / PRBA 495 / MGMT 501/ OPSY 502 )
Receive this badge in recognition of the completion of workplace ethics assignments within the BUSI/PRBA 495 Business Ethics course.

Integrated Marketing Communications badge that can be earned after completing the course

Integrated Marketing Communication (MKTG 361 / PRBA 361)
Receive this badge on completion of assigned individual and team projects requiring application of strategic communication, advertising, and public relations approaches used to promote ideas, products, or services through a variety of channels within the MKTG 361 Integrated Marketing Communications course.

Six Sigma badge that can be earned after completing the course

Operations Management: Six Sigma Green Belt (BUSI 514)
Receive this badge in recognition of the completion of Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing assignments within the BUSI 514 Operations Management course.

Cross-Cultural Management badge that can be earned after completing the course

Cross-Cultural Management (MGMT 541)
Receive this badge for completing cross-cultural management assignments within the MGMT 541 Global Business Management course.

Ethical Leadership badge that can be earned after completing the course

Ethical Leadership (MGMT 581)
Receive this badge for completing value-based leadership and decision-making assignments within the MGMT 581 Strategic Leadership course.

 Business Systems Analytics badge that can be earned after completing the course

Business System Analytics (PRBA 315)
Receive this badge for completing analytic and problem-solving activities within the PRBA 315 Business Systems and Analytics course.

Retail Insights and Solutions badge that can be earned after completing the course

Retail Insights and Solutions (MKTG 368 / PRBA 368)
Receive this badge for completing assigned individual and team projects requiring application of retail marketing principles and practices within the Retail Management course.

Salesforce badge that can be earned after completing the course

Salesforce (MKTG 364 / PRBA 364)
Receive this badge for completing Salesforce Sales Cloud Training for Managers activities within the Sales and Sales Management course.

Quality Management Lean Six Sigma badge that can be earned after completing the course

Quality Management and Lean Six Sigma (PRBA 317)
Receive this badge for completing activities applying Lean Six Sigma methods within the Quality Management and Lean Six Sigma course.

Supply Chain Management badge that can be earned after completing the course

Supply Chain Management: Logistics/Transportation (PRBA 313)
Receive this badge for completing activities applying supply chain concepts within the Intro to Supply Chain Management and Logistics course.

Digital Marketing badge that can be earned after completing the course

Digital Marketing (MKTG 580)
Receive this badge in completion of digital marketing activities within MKTG 580 Strategic Digital Marketing course. You will also have an opportunity to earn an external badge from Google Digital Garage.

Google Digital Garage badge that can be earned after completing the course

Google Digital Garage (MKTG 580)
Receive this badge externally from Google in recognition of the completion (with honors) of digital skill assignments within the MKTG 580 Strategic Digital Marketing course.

Applied Research and Analysis (MGMT 515)
Receive this external badge in recognition of completion of activities related to research, ethics, and compliance within the MGMT515 course and have an opportunity to earn an external badge from the Student Researcher Training through the CITI training program.

Coming Soon

Project Management badge that can be earned after completing the course

Project Management (Coming soon in PRBA 110 / BUSI 110 / MGMT 503)
Receive this badge on completion of a business plan, focusing on practical project management skills as part of the Business and Entrepreneurship Course.

Python badge that can be earned after completing the course

Python (Coming soon in BUSI 314)
Receive this badge for accurately completing assignments focused on the Python programming language and its use for business within the BUSI 314 course.

Six Sigma badge that can be earned after completing the course

Six Sigma White Belt (Coming soon in MGMT 410)
Receive this badge in recognition of the completion of the basic level of Six Sigma assignments within the BUSI 410 Production Management course.

Tableau badge that can be earned after completing the course

Tableau (Coming soon in BUSI 246)
Receive this badge for accurately completing assignments focused on Tableau and data visualization within the BUSI 246 Business Programming course.

Data Modeling and Forecasting badge that can be earned after completing the course

Data Modeling and Forecasting (Coming soon in BUSI 311)
Receive this badge for accurately completing assignments focused on data modeling and forecasting within the BUSI 311 Quantitative Analysis for Management course.

Hootsuite badge that can be earned after completing the course

Hootsuite (Coming soon in MKTG 466)
Receive this badge and certificate for completed social media and Hootsuite certification as part of assignments within the MKTG 466 Digital Marketing course.

Negotiation Strategies and Skills (Coming soon in BUSI 313)
Receive this badge for successfully completed activities within the BUSI 313 Negotiation Strategies and Skills course.

Note: This information is current for the 2022-23 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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